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Old 06-10-2010, 05:30 AM   #1
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Default Milled grains in freezer

I have had the milled grains, for a batch of Ed's Haus Pale Ale, in a Foodsaver bag in my freezer for a while. Life got crazy busy. Question 1; How long can I expect the grains to be good. Question 2; how can I tell if they are still good?

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Old 06-10-2010, 07:17 PM   #2
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Should I toss the grain or use it?

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Old 06-10-2010, 07:31 PM   #3
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how long have they been in there?

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Old 06-10-2010, 07:39 PM   #4
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I'd try and use the grain, especially if you have room for it. If it turns out great, you saved some money, if it doesn't at least you tried. I currently have grains for 8 upcoming summer batches in my freezer because I bought (and crushed) some in bulk when I was at Midwest in MN. So, if you give it a shot, I'd like to know how it turns out. I'm hoping that my grain will stay good for 8 more weeks..

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Old 06-10-2010, 08:02 PM   #5
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It has been in the freezer almost 3 months at -10 degrees. Time flies...

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Brew that grain.

I used 2 month old grain 6# of Pils & 6# of white wheat sitting a room temp the bag was open, but they were in my cooler with the lid shut to keep the air out.

Had no problems and the beer was great.

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Old 06-10-2010, 08:15 PM   #7
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3 months? Stale, freezer burned beer anyone?


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